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Grand Master

noun
1.
the head of a military order of knighthood, a lodge, fraternal order, or the like.
2.
Also, grand master, grandmaster. Chess. International Grand Master.
3.
Also, grandmaster. (lowercase) a person at the highest level of ability or achievement in any field.
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  • "I come to confess and to absolve thee," answered the Grand Master.

    The Talisman Sir Walter Scott
  • The Grand Master is a patient, if deadly, old goat, and he came after me in person.

    Vigorish Gordon Randall Garrett
  • But in this country, the process is somewhat different, and the Grand Master is deprived of a portion of his prerogative.

  • As Grand Master of artillery, he has the nomination of twelve regiments.

    The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • Cardinal Doria performed the duties of Grand Master of ceremonies, and it was he who received the signatures.

  • Philippe seized their property, and in 1314 the Grand Master was burned.

    Portuguese Architecture Walter Crum Watson
British Dictionary definitions for Grand Master

Grand Master

noun
1.
the title borne by the head of any of various societies, orders, and other organizations, such as the Templars or Freemasons, or the various martial arts
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